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A piece of flavored ice or ice cream on a stick.
- ‘‘Like we used to do with Popsicle sticks,’ I said, ‘but on a grander scale.’’
- ‘Some are ‘handmade,’ such as the reindeer, made of Popsicle sticks and ribbons.’
- ‘Can you get me some Popsicle sticks from up front?’
- ‘While we'd do our best to make Popsicle stick Eiffel towers on France Day, nobody ever really got into it.’
- ‘They use small ‘bows’ made from Popsicle sticks and rosined horsehair and draw them back and forth across the piano's strings to produce melodies, drones, and staccato rhythmic figures.’
1920s: fanciful formation.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.